Vitalik Buterin has added his voice in the attempt to free Virgil Griffith from detainment. He was arrested for reportedly helping the North Korean regime to avoid sanctions, by presenting the capabilities of digital currencies.
Buterin believes the crypto community should not “throw Griffith under the bus”, and signed the petition to free him.
I refuse to take the convenient path of throwing Virgil under the bus, because I firmly believe that that would be wrong. I'm signing. Reasoning below.https://t.co/E44p5caeJO
— vitalik.eth (@VitalikButerin) December 1, 2019
While most crypto supporters believed presenting the case for using crypto assets in Pyongyang was not a good idea, the arrest was also seen as going too far.
US authorities tweeted that the information shared was “highly technical” and would have allowed the North Korea regime to achieve m…
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